Originally Posted by MooseMan
well my prescott runs at 102 like i've mentioned much, and also it is mostly the contact but the air duct has done at least 10 degrees for my temps
It's true it could make a difference for his system - but we just don't have enough information about his computing an environment to make sure 100% for or against that's all. I'm just thinking about the problem in the way I first tackle them - and you in the way you first do, that's all. Simply a difference in opinion - for all we know, it's a combination of inadequate airflow and
improper contact between the CPU and heatsink.